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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 16 public schools in Douglas County, NV, serving 6,119 students.
  • Douglas County, NV public school have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Nevada public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Douglas County have an average ranking in the top 20% of Nevada public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Douglas County, NV are Douglas County High School, Aspire Academy High School and Pinon Hills Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada public school average of 68% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is less than the Nevada public school average of 20:1.

Top Douglas County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Aspire Academy High School Alternative School
    Math: 80-89% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775)392-1475

    Grades: 9-12 | 78 students
  • C C Meneley Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1446 Muir Drive
    Gardnerville, NV 89460
    (775)265-3154

    Grades: PK-5 | 458 students
  • Carson Valley Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1477 Highway 395 South
    Gardnerville, NV 89410
    (775)782-2265

    Grades: 6-8 | 706 students
  • Douglas Alternative School Alternative School
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775)392-1475

    Grades: 4-12 | 5 students
  • Douglas County Adult School Alternative School
    Reading: PS%
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775)392-1475

    Grades: AE | n/a student
  • Douglas County High School Math: 79% | Reading: 91%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1670 Highway 88
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775)782-5136

    Grades: 8-12 | 1,668 student
  • Gardnerville Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1290 Toler Avenue
    Gardnerville, NV 89410
    (775)782-5117

    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
  • Gene Scarselli Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    699 Long Valley Road
    Gardnerville, NV 89460
    (775)265-2222

    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
  • George Whittell High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    240 Warrior Way
    Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
    (775)588-2446

    Grades: 7-12 | 191 students
  • Jacks Valley Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    701 Jacks Valley Road
    Carson City, NV 89705
    (775)267-3267

    Grades: PK-5 | 386 students
  • Jacobsen High (china Spring Yc) Alternative School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775)265-5433

    Grades: 7-12 | 43 students
  • Minden Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1170 Baler Street
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775)782-5510

    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
  • Pau Wa Lu Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    701 Long Valley Road
    Gardnerville, NV 89460
    (775)265-6100

    Grades: 6-8 | 579 students
  • Pinon Hills Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1479 Stephanie Way
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775)267-3622

    Grades: PK-5 | 310 students
  • Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4301 West Fillmore Street
    Minden, NV 89423
    (602)265-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | 321 students
  • Zephyr Cove Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    226 Warrior Way
    Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
    (775)588-4574

    Grades: PK-6 | 178 students
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